Sleep and exercise

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - If you have trouble sleeping, chances are you don't exercise regularly, or maybe just not at the right time of day.      The relationship bet..
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Flu questions answered

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - Flu season is ramping up for Southwest Florida.  So, what exactly is the dreaded virus?  Doctor Annette St. Pierre-Mackoul stopped by to answer all tho..
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Court denies rehearing on cigarette warnings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court has denied the government's request to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies put large graphic health warnings on ..
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Staying fit this holiday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - Managing your weight and sticking to your exercise routine can easily slip this time of year.  Between the shopping, baking, and partying you may feel like ..
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Fla. Senate committee to discuss "Obamacare"

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Senate committee is slated to meet to discuss implementing the Affordable Care Act.    Republican Gov. Rick Scott has been a v..
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US flu season starts early, could be bad, CDC says

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years - and it could be a bad one.    The primary strain circulating is one..
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Skin cancer warning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - Out of state license plates, cooler temperatures, and longer waits at restaurants are just some of the signs that season is upon us. That also means many of us w..
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Golisano Children's Hospital comes to Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee Memorial Health System approved a construction contract to proceed with construction of the Golisano Children's Hospital. The new children's hospital will..
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Fla. advocates urge feds to run health exchange

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida health advocates are urging the federal government to run the state health exchange, saying Florida officials dragged their heels and have missed crucial deadl..
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Bounce houses a party hit but kids' injuries soar

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - They may be a big hit at kids' birthday parties, but inflatable bounce houses can be dangerous, with the number of injuries soaring in recent years, a nationwide stu..
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Gifting plastic surgery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - It's that time of year once again to make that holiday gift list.  But, have you thought of gifting a plastic surgery procedure? While it may seem like a th..
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Ft. Myers athlete aims to become 'fittest man on the planet'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Crossfit training isn't just a workout anymore. It's now a world wide sport with big money and big sponsors for the elite. One Fort Myers man is taking it beyond ..
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Fla. woman dies after spending 42 years in a coma

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami woman who spent 42 years in a coma has died.    The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/TTC9v4 ) reports Ewarda O'Bara was a high school student in 197..
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Picking the right plastic surgeon

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - If you want to undergo plastic surgery, choosing a surgeon is one of the most important choices you can make.  A big debate, board certification.  But ..
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Workout plan pros and cons

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - We've all seen the popular home workout DVD infomercials for P90x and Insanity, but which one is best?  WINK News fitness expert Mike Drumm gives us the pro..
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FDA probing if deaths were linked to energy shots

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to so-called "energy shots" and cautioning consumers to talk to their docto..
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Cutting Holiday Calories

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

     The holidays can be a difficult time to stay on track when it comes to weight loss.       Kim Barber shows us ways we can be satis..
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Volunteering for the Holidays

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - If you ever feel the hectic holiday schedule can keep you rushing and take away from the spirit of the season, consider volunteering as a family. Dr. Annette St...
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Report: FDA wanted to close Mass pharmacy in 2003

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations, ..
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Managing Stress

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - If you are not seeing positive results from all your hard work, it might be time to lose the anxiety and relax.  But a large number of Americans say stress ..
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